DescriptionThe shmctl function in Linux 2.6.9 and earlier allows local users to unlock the memory of other processes, which could cause sensitive memory to be swapped to disk, which could allow it to be read by other users once it has been released.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 00:57:23 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:30 2022